Veterans Resources

Veteran Service Organizations

Name/Website Address Phone
Allied Council of the Veterans Home 260 California Dr. Yountville, CA 94599 (707) 944-4601 (800) 404-8387
American Ex-Prisoners of War 3201 E. Pioneer Pkwy., Ste. 40 Arlington, TX 76010 (817) 649-2979
American GI Forum of California P.O. Box 1681 Santa Maria, CA 93456 (719) 460-3201 (719) 634-3901
AMVETS Department of California 120 North M St. Tulare, CA 93274 (877) 526-1339 (559) 688-3407 (559) 688-4418 (F)
Bay Area & Western Paralyzed Vets of America 3801 Miranda Ave.Bldg. 101, Rm. A1-219 Palo Alto, CA 94304 (800) 273-6789 (650) 858-3936 (650) 855-9019 (F)
Blinded Veterans Association 10535 Hospital Way, Rm. 44 Mather, CA 95655-4200 (916) 843-7020
Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. 5533 Terra Granada #1A, Walnut Creek, CA 94595 (970) 242-3845
CA Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Inc. 5560 Overland Ave., Ste. 310, San Diego, CA 92123 (858) 694-3222 (858) 505-6961 (F)
Congressional Medal of Honor Society 40 Patriots Point Rd.Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 (843) 884-8862
Disabled American Veterans: Department of California 13733 E. Rosecrans Ave. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 (562) 404-1266
Filipino Veterans Association 2615 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007 (632) 912-4760
Filipino-American WWII Veterans of Southern California 255 S. Hill St., Rm. 411 Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 626-0485
Jewish War Veterans 1811 R St. NW Washington, DC 20009 (202) 265-6280 (202) 234-5662 (F)
Military Officers Association of America 2011 Feliz Road, Novato, CA 94945 (415) 897-5845
Military Order of the Purple Heart 7008 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003 (703) 256-6139 (703) 256-6142 (F)
National Guard Association of California 3336 Bradshaw Rd., Ste. 230 Sacramento, CA 95827 (916) 362-3411 (916) 362-3707 (F)
National League of Families of America POWS/MIAS 5673 Columbia Pike, Ste. 100, Falls Church, VA 22041 (703) 465-7432 (703) 465-7433 (F)
National Native American Veterans Assc. (NNAVA) 3903 County Road #382, San Antonio, TX 78253
Next Step Center 795 Willow Rd. (MS-116B-6), Bldg. 323-A Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650) 566-0240
Non Commissioned Officers Association 9330 Corporate Dr., Ste. 701 Selma, TX 78154 (800) 662-2620
North Bay Veterans Resource Center 2455 Bennett Valley Road, Ste. C-105, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 (707) 578-8387
North Coast Veterans Resource Center 109 4th Street, Eureka, CA 95501 (707) 442-5852
Northern Nevada Veterans Resource Center (775) 284-8387
Paralyzed Veterans of America 801 Eighteenth St., NW Washington, DC 20006-3517 (800) 424-8200
Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, Inc. P.O. Box 1816 Carlsbad, CA 92018-1816 (760) 727-9087 (760) 727-9087 (F)
Sacramento Veterans Resource Center 7270 East Southgate Drive, Sacramento, CA, 95823 (916)393-8387
Society of Military Widows 5535 Hempstead Way Springfield, VA 22151 (703) 750-1342, ext. 1005
The American Legion 401 Van Ness Ave., Rm. 117 San Francisco, CA 94102-4587 (415) 431-2400
Veterans of Foreign Wars 1510 J St., Ste. 110 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 449-8850
Veterans Village of San Diego 4141 Pacific Hwy. San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 393-2000 (619) 497-0263 (F)
VetFund Foundation 2001 N St., Ste. 210 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 213-7736
Vietnam Veterans of America P. O. Box 3007 Riverside, CA 92519-3007 (301) 585-4000
Women.s Army Corps Veterans Association, Chapter 111 P.O. Box 991645 Redding, CA 96099-1645
Wounded Warrior Project 2468 Historic Decatur Road, Ste. 150 San Diego, CA 92106 (619) 981-9642 (619) 222-0215 (F)

Statewide Services and Offices

Name/Website Address Phone
CALIFORNIA COUNTY ADULT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES REFERRALS
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH (916) 445-4171
COMING HOME PROJECT 3739 Balboa Street Box 193, San Francisco, CA 94121 (415) 353-5363 (415) 353-5794 (F)
Continuum of Care 224 West Winton Avenue, Rm. 108, Hayward, CA 94544 (510) 670-9797
DoD Policy on Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault (571) 372-2657
Domiciliary Care (757) 722-9961 x1123
Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents
GIVE AN HOUR P.O. Box 5918, Bethesda, MD 20824
Healthcare for Reentry Veterans
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program
Homeless Veteran Programs (877) 424-3838
HUD-VASH
National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (919) 383-7874 (919) 383-7598 (F)
National Center for PTSD 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420 (802) 296-6300
NETWORK OF CARE FOR VETERANS 1101 Fifth Ave., Suite 250, San Rafael, CA 94901 (415) 256-9036 (415) 256-9036 (F)
Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness 1600 9th Street, Rm. 151, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 654-3586
Sexual Assault Support Helpline/DoD (202) 544-1034
SOLDIER.S PROJECT (818) 761-7438
U.S. DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
VA Justice Outreach Initiative (202) 461-7311
Veteran Treatment Courts 1029 N. Royal St., Ste. 201, Alexandria, CA 22314 (571) 384-1858
VETERANS CHAT
VETERANS SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Veterans Transition Center of Monterey 220 12th Street, Martinez Hall, Marina, CA 93933 (831) 883-8387 (831) 883-3024 (F)
VHA Online Health Eligibility (877) 222-8387

Other Services

Name/Website Address Phone
America's Debt Help Organization
Accredited Online Colleges
Apprenticeship 1515 Clay St., Ste. 16-22A, Oakland, CA 94612
Army OneSource
Automobile Allowance (800) 827-1000
Cal Jobs
California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (9116) 653-1035
California State Military Museum 1119 Second Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 854-1900 (916) 854-1906 (F)
CalVet Home Loans (800) 952-5626
College Guide for Servicemembers
College Tuition Fee Waiver for Veterans. Dependents
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace Military Edition 1749 Mallory Lane, Brentwood, TN 37027 888.227.3223
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Program (916) 375-4940
Education Benefits and Programs for Veterans (888) GI BILL1 (442-4551)
Federal Employment U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20415 (202) 606-5090
File a Disability Claim (800) 952-5626
Fishing and Hunting Licenses 1416 9th Street, 12th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 445-0411
Military OneSource (800) 342-9647
Military Online Colleges
Motor Vehicle Registration Fees Waived Department of Motor Vehicles, 2415 First Ave., Mail Station F101, Sacramento, CA 95818 (800) 777-0133
Pension Benefits (800) 952-5626
Resume Writer
Specialty Adapted Housing Grants (800) 827-1000
State Employment (916) 653-1502
State Parks and Recreation Pass 1416 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 653-6995 (916) 654-6374 (F)
Troops to College 1227 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (800) 952-56526 (916) 653-2192
Troops to Teacher Program One Education Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 (719) 576-3733 (800) 438-6851 (719) 576-3113 (F)
Unemployment Benefits P.O. Box 826880 . UIPCD, MIC 40, Sacramento, CA 94280 (800) 300-5616
Veterans. License Plate Program 1227 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (800) 952-5626
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program

California National Guard

Name/Website Address Phone
California National Guard Education Assistance Award Program 9800 Goethe Road, Sacramento, CA 95827 (916) 854-3000
Family Assistance Network 10620 Mather Blvd., Mather, CA 95655 (800) 449-9662
Joint Family Support Assistance Program
We Care Meetings 10621 Mather Blvd., Mather, CA 95656

Women Veteran Support

Name/Website Address Phone
Center for Women Veterans (800) 273-8255
Women in Military Service for America Dept. 560, Washington, DC 20042 (703) 533-1155 (800) 222-2294 (703) 931-4208 (F)
Women.s Health Website 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E, Washington, DC 20201 (800) 994-9662

Minority Veterans Support

Name/Website Address Phone
African-American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association 9129 Veterans DR SW, Lakewood, WA 65498 (202) 273-5732
All Nations Veterans Council
American Coalition of Filipino Veterans, Inc. 867 North Madison St., Arlington, VA 22205 (202) 246-1998
Center for Minority Veterans
Local Indian Health Services The Reyes Building, 801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400, Rockville, MD 20852 (916) 651-5040
National Japanese-American Veterans Council
National Native American Veterans Association Post Office Box 476, Hot Springs Reservation, AR 71902 (501) 627-0555
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Benefits for Veterans of Enduring Freedom-Iraqi Freedom
VA Center for Veterans Enterprise & Business 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420

Volunteer Services

Name/Website Address Phone
California Volunteers 770 L Street, Suite 1160, Sacramento, CA 95814 (888) 567-SERV
Calvet Americorps Program 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20525 (202) 606-5000
Department of Veterans Affairs Volunteer Service
Student Volunteer Program (800) 827-1000

Financial Assistance With Utilities/ Food

Name/Website Address Phone
Assistance in Obtaining Food (877) 847-FOOD (3663)
California Alternative Rates for Energy Program (CARE) 320 West 4th Street, Ste. 500, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (415) 703-2782
California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) (415) 703-2782
Emergency Food and Shelter Program 701 North Fairfax Street, Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 706-9660
Emergency Food Assistance Program 1624 Franklin Street, Suite 722, Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 272-4435
Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) Program (415) 703-2782
Lifeline Telecommunications Program (415) 703-2782
The Department of Community Services and Development 2389 Gateway Oaks, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95812 (916) 576-7109
The Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program (415) 703-2782

Community Based Veterans Service Providers

Name/Website Address Phone
INTERFAITH 550 West Washington Avenue, Suite B, Escondido, CA 92025 (760) 489-6380
NEW DIRECTIONS 11303 Wilshire Blvd., VA Bldg 116, Los Angeles, CA 90073 (310) 914-4045
NORTH BAY VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER (NBVRC) 2455 Bennett Valley Rd., Suite C-105, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 (707) 578-8387
NORTH COAST VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER (NCVRC) 109 4th Street, Eureka, CA 95501 (707) 442-5852
SACRAMENTO VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER (SVRC) 7270 East Southgate Drive, Sacramento, CA 95823 (916) 393-8387
SWORDS TO PLOWSHARES 1060 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 252-4788
U.S. VETERANS INITIATIVE 800 W 6th Street, Suite 1505, Los Angeles, CA 90073 (213) 542-2600
U.S. VETS INITIATIVE . INGLEWOOD 733 South Hindry Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301 (310) 348-7600
U.S. VETS INITIATIVE . LONG BEACH 2001 River Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90810 (562) 200-7300
U.S. VETS INITIATIVE . RIVERSIDE 15105 6th Street, March Air Reserve Base, CA 92518 (951) 656-6892
VETERANS BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER (VBOC) 2107 Third Street , Eureka, CA 95501 (916) 393-1690
VETERANS VILLAGE OF SAN DIEGO 4141 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 393-2000

Cemetery and Burial Benefits

Name/Website Address Phone
BURIAL AND PLOT-INTERMENT ALLOWANCES
California Veterans Memorial Registry 1227 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 653-2573
ELIGIBILITY FOR BURIAL
PRESIDENTIAL MEMORIAL CERTIFICATES (800) 827-1000

Cemetery Locations

Name/Website Address Phone
Bakersfield National Cemetery 30338 East Bear Mountain Boulevard, Arvin, CA 93203 (866) 632-1845 (661) 867-2250
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery Cabrillo Memorial Drive,P.O. Box 6237, San Diego, CA 92166 (619) 553-2084
Golden Gate National Cemetery 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA 94066 (650) 589-7737
Los Angeles National Cemetery 950 South Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (310) 268-4675 (310) 268-4494
Miramar National Cemetery 5795 Nobel Drive, San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 658-7360
Riverside National Cemetery 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92518 (951) 653-8417
Sacramento Valley National Cemetery 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, CA 95620 (707) 693-2460
San Francisco National Cemetery 1 Lincoln Blvd., Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94129 (650) 589-7737 (650) 589-1646
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery 32053 West McCabe Road, Santa Nella, CA 95322 (209) 854-1040